On This Day

What Happened on February 29, 2004

Historical Events

Academy Awards

76th Academy Awards: "The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King," Sean Penn & Charlize Theron win

Actress Charlize Theron
Charlize Theron
Actor and Political Activist Sean Penn
Actor and Political Activist
Sean Penn
Actress Liv Tyler
Liv Tyler
  • Jean-Bertrand Aristide resigns as President of Haiti following popular rebel uprising.

Famous Deaths

  • Jerome Lawrence, American playwright (Inherit the Wind), dies at 88
2004 Highlights

About February 29, 2004

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 17 years, 7 months and 25 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Pisces